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Inhaltsangabe: The 2009 Revised Edition of the acclaimed book, Playing (less) Hurt | An Injury Prevention Guide for Musicians has been recently updated! ________________________________________ New in the 2009 Edition: ~ Extended Chapter on Hearing ~ Information for Classroom Music Teachers ~ Training and Education Resource Listings ~ Information for Jazz and Rock Musicians ~ Photos of Woodwinds, Ergonomic Products, and other Instrument Modifications ~ Latest Research and Resources Fully Updated! ________________________________________ This one-of-a-kind guide and reference for all concerned with pain in musical work: professional and amateur musicians, teachers and students, doctors and therapists, and musicians from jazz to classical. ________________________________________ This book is essential for all musicians. String, percussion, harp, brass and wind players, will play better and feel better. ________________________________________ Musicians face many challenges: a highly competitive environment,performance anxiety, demanding repertoire, years of solitary practice, endless repetiton and awkward postures. The hectic pace of rehearsals and performances when added to the mix often results in the very real risk of physical pain and injury. ________________________________________ Readers will learn how to protect themselves with suggestions for warming up and cooling down, stretching and strengthening, safe practicing, pacing, sensible choosing and set-up of instruments and rehabilitation and work hardening. ________________________________________ Newly added is a chapter on hearing protection. Also included is an extensive resource guide listing what is available to help musicians including props, splints, orthotics, and tools, clinics, websites and books. Playing (less) Hurt is filling an important need spurring more interest in the field of performing arts medicine and professional orchestras and teachers are becoming more proactive in working to prevent injuries. ________________________________________ Playing (less) Hurt is a comprehensive and readable guide full of sensible and valuable suggestions while being entertaining and humorous even for the youngest reader.
About the Author: Janet Horvath joined the Minnesota Orchestra as associate principal cello in 1980 after two seasons in the same position with the Indianapolis Symphony. She received a bachelor's degree at the University of Toronto and a master's degree at Indiana University, studying with Janos Starker. Horvath s extensive performing career includes her International debut in London in 1986 at Wigmore Hall and recitals and broadcasts in London, Paris, Rome, Hong Kong and major cities across the United States and Canada. An active chamber musician, she has appeared at the Marlboro and Blossom Festivals, toured with Music from Marlboro and is a regular artist at the Mainly Mozart Festival in San Diego. In January 1987 Horvath was the soloist in the American premiere of Paul Hindemith s Cello Concerto, op. 3, with the Minnesota Orchestra led by Edo de Waart. The performance drew International attention and was broadcast twice throughout the United States. She has also been a soloist under Sir Neville Marriner, Leonard Slatkin, Nicholas McGegan and William Eddins. She performs chamber music regularly with her harp, flute and cello trio: Trio Panache. Horvath is a nationally recognized authority and pioneer in the area of the medical problems of performing artists. She founded the Playing (less) HurtTM Injury Prevention conference and lecture series. She has published articles in professional journals, appeared on radio and television programs, spoken at conferences and presented master classes and seminars on the topic. The first printing of her book on the subject, Playing (less) Hurt- An Injury Prevention Guide for Musicians was released in June 2002 and sold out in four months. She is currently in demand for her seminars on injury prevention and has been a featured speaker at the Suzuki Association of the America s Tenth National Conference in 2002, the American Harp Society s National Conference in 2002, the 2002 ICSOM National Conference and International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians. ________________________________________ She has presented seminars for orchestras, most recently the San Francisco Symphony, and Opera, the Boston Symphony, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony and the Minnesota Orchestra, as well as for numerous colleges, teachers associations and music schools. Recent lectures were given at the 2004 National Personnel Managers Conference, at the Longy School of Music in Boston, Boston University, the Boston Conservatory, and the Greater Boston Youth Symphonies. ________________________________________ In June of 2001 she gave the 2001 Richard J. Lederman Lecture at the prestigious symposium, Medical Problems of Musicians and Dancers, sponsored by the Performing Arts Medicine Association in conjunction with the Aspen Music Festival and Schools. ________________________________________ Highlights of recent seasons include chamber music performances at the Mainly Mozart Festival, chamber music performances with William Preucil, concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, a trio performance with pianist Andre Watts, as well as a concerto appearance with the Metropolitan Symphony in the Twin Cities. In November of 2005 she appeared as soloist with the Minnesota Orchestra and in March 2003 she was the soloist with the Minnesota Orchestra in the local premier of the Stephen Paulus Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra entitled Three Places Of Enlightenment. .
Buchbeschreibung Janet Horvath. Buchzustand: Good. Spiral-bound This item shows wear from consistent use but remains in good readable condition. It may have marks on or in it, and may show other signs of previous use or shelf wear. May have minor creases or signs of wear on dust jacket. Packed with care, shipped promptly. Buchnummer des Verkäufers X-016-0458
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